Back SDGs & me: Decent work and economic growth


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In an EU context, the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 8) 'Decent work and economic growth' focuses on progress made in fostering sustainable economic growth, in increasing employment and in providing decent work opportunities.


Visualise your country’s situation

Do you know how the employment rate has evolved in your country over the past years? Or how many people have been unemployed for 12 months or more?

Various visualisation tools in our interactive digital publication ‘SDGs & me’ will help you to easily explore and evaluate the situation of your country and compare it to others.

Select your country in the header below, choose across the different indicators of SDG 8 and find out:



To know more about the situation in the EU as a whole in 2019, have a look at our infographic:

SDG8 in the EU: Decent work and economic growth


More information on SDGs in an EU context:


Note: The European Union (EU) includes 27 EU Member States. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020. Further information is published here.


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